@theobserver reporter. Email: adouglas@charlotteobserver.com. Past SC Journalist of the Year. Proud @winthropalumni. RTs for your info, not my opinion

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I cover everything from city council meetings to student life and higher ed administration at Winthrop University. And, on the crime reporter's day off, I live an exciting life on the cops beat.

I participate in the paper's social media presence on Twitter and Facebook by updating readers on new...


How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

A five-minute or less phone pitch, followed by an email if I request more information or express interest in your idea.

What's your favorite social network?

For work, my favorite is Twitter. For personal use, my favorite is Facebook. There's an overlap on both, though.

When's the best time to pitch you?

No ideal time. For feature stories, I like to know about your event or special occasion about one week in advance.